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No. 10 Penn State Football at No. 5 Michigan Betting Line, Odds, Prediction, More

No. 10 Penn State Football takes on No. 5 Michigan in a top-10 clash against the Wolverines on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Penn State Football, Sean Clifford

Penn State Football Quarterback Sean Clifford (Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire)

No. 10 Penn State Football travels to take on No. 5 Michigan, in a top-10 matchup between Big Ten powers, on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 at noon on FOX.

The Nittany Lions are coming off a bye week, and aim to make a significant statement in the championship picture, against Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines.

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Here’s a look at everything you need to know about No. 10 Penn State Football at No. 5 Michigan

Penn State Football Injury Report

Jerry Cross TE        Ques – Undisclosed

Jaden Dottin WR     Ques – Undisclosed

Zuriah Fisher DE     Out Indefinitely – Knee

Michigan Injury Report

Erick All TE                         Ques – Undisclosed

Roman Wilson WR             Ques – Undisclosed

William Wagner LS             Out for Season – Undisclosed

Caden Kolesar DB             Out for Season – Knee

Nikhai Hill-Green LB           Out Indefinitely – Lower Body

Cade McNamara QB          Out Indefinitely – Leg

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Penn State Football vs. Michigan Spread

Penn State Football (+7) vs. Michigan

Penn State Football enters Saturday’s matchup as a 7-point underdog. This will be the first game of the season that the Nittany Lions will enter as an underdog. Penn State is 3-2 ATS, while Michigan is 3-3.

Penn State Football Moneyline: +220

Placing a $100 bet on Penn State Football to knock off Michigan, straight up on the moneyline, would pay $220. Michigan leads the all-time series 15-10 and are 8-4 in Ann Arbor.

The last matchup was in 2021 resulting in a 21-17 Wolverine victory in State College.

Penn State Football vs. Michigan over/under: 52

The over has hit in 3 out of 5 of Penn State’s games, while the Wolverines have hit the over in 1 of 6. The over has hit in 7 of the previous 10 matchups with Michigan.

Picks for the Week

The Nittany Lions have been poor off bye weeks in the James Franklin era. Pair that with a difficult time winning at Michigan and this matchup becomes rather unfavorable.

The Wolverines have not played a team as talented as Penn State Football this season. This game will come down to how well Sean Clifford and the offense can move the ball.

A first loss for the Nittany Lions is most likely on the table, given the environment and previous results at the Big House.

However, the over is always played when these 2 teams meet, and the games can often result in blowouts or shootouts.

Prediction: Michigan 35, Penn State Football 24

Big Ten Pick of the Week

Minnesota vs Illinois (+6.5)

The Gophers will look to rebound off their loss to Purdue with an increasingly difficult matchup against the Illini. Illinois is 5-1 on the season with their only loss on a last second drive to Indiana.

The Illini have already defeated traditional Big 10 West powers in Wisconsin and Iowa. Illinois is 4-2 ATS and the Gophers are 4-1.

Expect Illinois to cover this spread and possibly come out with the outright victory.



 

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